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Re: [css3-images] Impl feedback requested - detached elements in element()

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2011 01:24:48 -0400
Message-ID: <4DBA4BA0.7000304@mit.edu>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 4/29/11 12:04 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> Maciej brought up the good point that an SVG<img>  needs to be
> processed in basically the same way as an<iframe>  does.  Is there
> just a special exception for this that<iframe>s don't share?

Yes.  In particular, because for an SVG <img> you can't mess with its 
DOM from script and don't have to set up a scripting environment 
(because no script ever runs in it) the setup process is completely 
different and can take shortcuts that would not be acceptable for 
<iframe> at the moment.

-Boris
Received on Friday, 29 April 2011 05:25:16 GMT

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